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  • How to build a credit score from scratch // Moving Abroad

    This post contains affiliate links. In the Netherlands, people don’t really have a credit score the way you have one in other countries. It really only has an effect on trying to get a loan from the bank if you’ve…

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    What is it like to be an au pair? // Au Pair Journals

    I’ve been living and working in England as an au pair for the past two years and I can describe what it’s like to be an au pair in only two words: rewarding and exhausting. (Probably the same words used…

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    You are not responsible

    For anyone that needs to hear it. You’re not responsible for living up to the way other people see you It can be nerve-wracking if someone has this image of you in their mind that you feel like you have…

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    Au Pair Tips for Coronavirus

    Over the past two weeks, I’ve seen a lot of au pair friends leave England to go home to their families because of Coronavirus. Some of them because they don’t want to get stuck in England, with many countries closing…

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    Things to do while under Coronavirus Quarantine

    Coronavirus is now officially a pandemic. My heart goes out to all those who have been affected by this virus so far. I hope you all stay safe! In England, we haven’t quite gotten to the point of closing schools…

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    TEFL Academy English Teaching Course // Practical info

    I already wrote a post all about my journey teaching English online, if you want to check that out. This is more practical information about the TEFL Academy 168-hour course. Combined or online course The TEFL Academy offers both combined…

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    Inspiring Places You Should Visit Before You Die

    Pixabay – CCO Licence Travel is all about seeing new things, having new experiences and giving you a sense of wonder about the world. That’s why everyone should make an effort to visit as many of the most beautiful, baffling,…

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    What’s in my handbag (2020)

    I’ve always loved these types of videos and blog posts. So let’s just pretend we’ve gone back in time to when this was one of the most popular things you could find online. I don’t carry that many things with…

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    My TEFL story

    I’ve been working from home since 2016 and it’s not something I want to give up anytime soon. I love the freedom it gives me. But, as my main income comes from doing translation work, and one main client that…

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    Why I love to travel

    When I was younger, the furthest I ever got from home was Amsterdam, on a day trip with my grandparents. Getting there only took two hours by train. My parents didn’t like to travel. Add to that the fact that…

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    Sustainable products // Living Alone Diaries

    We all know the planet isn’t doing too great. I’ve already written a few posts on how to reduce your ecological footprint and how to travel more eco-friendly. Today, I would like to recommend some brands and products that I’ve…

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